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Long Beach’s Citizens Clean up the Aftermath of Looting in Less Than Four Hours

Eda Obey
6 min readJun 3, 2020

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Picture by author. Note: Helicopter is a fixed sculpture in park. It’s not landing on our heads.

I showed up late to the cleanup party and missed the whole thing!

The past two days my phone has been rattling with alerts, that horrible screeching Amber Alert noise, to let me know my city is under curfew. Sunday May 31, 2020, while…

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Eda Obey

Internationally published writer of urban animal fiction, short stories and feminist horror. EIC Last Girls Club.